Sermons
Free Sermons and Sermon Outlines for Preaching :

Sermons on Trials And Difficulties: showing 1-15 of 25

Scripture

Rating

Date

Denominations

Language

Sermon Type

Audience

Try PRO
Get Full Access — Free for 14 Days
Unlock premium sermon illustrations, preaching campaigns, and church media ... only with PRO
Get Started
  • The Purposes Of Storms

    Contributed by David Wilson on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 343 ratings
     | 19,275 views

    Those storms in our lives don’t always come from our sin-- in fact, following Christ will lead us directly into the eye of the storm.

    1. ALL PROBLEMS IN LIFE ARE NOT RELATED TO SIN! The Jews believed strongly that if something bad happened to someone, they had done some sort of sin. If a person was stricken with an illness it reflected on some sort of sin. If he suffered financial loss, it was sin-related.. If his children ...read more

  • Triumph Over Trials

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Sep 19, 2005
    based on 196 ratings
     | 58,650 views

    The power of Christ gives us the ability to experience victory in any situation that life throws at us

    Triumph Over Trials Selected Passages August 28, 2005 Morning Service Introduction Chippie the parakeet was simply minding his own business and signing his song one day when his owner decided to clean out his cage with the vacuum cleaner. The phone rang and the lady went to answer it and ...read more

  • Overcoming Discouragement

    Contributed by Dennis Nolan on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 311 ratings
     | 16,960 views

    Text 1 Samuel 30 v 6 David found strength in the Lord his God Having been a preacher now for well over half of my life it would be wonderful to stand before a congregation and say that one always preaches or lives life from the point of view of victory. That would however be untrue. The ...read more

  • Do You Trust Me?

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Dec 31, 2001
    based on 520 ratings
     | 17,322 views

    The key to discovering all of the riches of God is trusting Him

    Do You Trust me? Selected Passages Introduction Faith is a living well-founded confidence in the grace of God, so perfectly certain that it would die a thousand times rather than surrender its conviction. Such confidence and personal knowledge of divine grace makes its possessor joyful, bold, ...read more

  • Who Do You Trust?

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Sep 25, 2001
    based on 746 ratings
     | 55,053 views

    Even in times when life doesn’t make sense we need to place our trust in God!

    Who Do You Trust? Selected Passages September 23, 2001 Introduction In May 1995, Randy Reid, a 34-year-old construction worker, was welding on top of a nearly completed water tower outside Chicago. According to writer Melissa Ramsdell, Reid unhooked his safety gear to reach for some pipes ...read more

  • Walking On Water

    Contributed by Johnny Carver on Dec 17, 2001
    based on 100 ratings
     | 6,012 views

    This message shows the choices we have when confronted with storms.

    Scripture: Matthew 14:22 – 34 Title: “Walking on Water” Introduction: Jesus and His disciples had spent the day with some 5,000 plus people. Jesus taught them and then he miraculously fed them all with just a bit of bread and fish. After Jesus taught all those people, He put His disciples into ...read more

  • Patience Pays Off

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Aug 20, 2002
    based on 99 ratings
     | 4,709 views

    We are called to live our lives with a bold patience that depends on the power and faithfulness of God

    Patience Pays Off James 5:7-11 June 2, 2002 Introduction I. The young man seeking patience A young man, a Christian, went to an older believer to ask for prayer. "Will you please pray that I may be more patient?" he asked. The aged saint agreed. They knelt together and the man began to ...read more

  • Crossing Over 4 Series

    Contributed by Joseph Schuck on Sep 6, 2003
    based on 115 ratings
     | 6,504 views

    This series focuses on crossing over obstacles, problems, situations, and the like which can impede our walk with God.

    CROSSING OVER 4 Scripture: Mark 4:35-41 - “That day when evening came, he said to his disciples, "Let us go over to the other side." Leaving the crowd behind, they took him along, just as he was, in the boat. There were also other boats with him. A furious squall came up, and the waves broke ...read more

  • Peter: Sifted As Wheat Series

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on Aug 10, 2003
    based on 265 ratings
     | 37,355 views

    God’s allows a sifting process to make us into what he desires for us to be and do

    Peter: Shifted as Wheat Luke 22:31-32 Primary Purpose: God’s allows a sifting process to make us into what he desires for us to be and do. We are going to look at the example of Peter this morning and see how God desires to mold us into Christlikeness just as he did with Peter. He ...read more

  • Trials Are Life - Giving And Life - Changing

    Contributed by Gregory Mc Donald on Oct 16, 2002
    based on 108 ratings
     | 6,097 views

    James is calling us to a new way of thinking in times of trials. Consider it pure joy, because the Lord is there every step of the way

    TRIALS “ARE” LIFE-GIVING AND LIFE CHANGING JAMES 1:2-4 Pastor Greg Mc Donald How many here have ever seen a golf ball...or held one in your hand? Probably all of you. Well, did you know that when they first manufactured golf balls, they made them smooth. But later on it was discovered ...read more

  • "Knocked Down,not Knocked Out"

    Contributed by Joseph Conrad Edpao on Nov 12, 2004
    based on 41 ratings
     | 6,536 views

    Many Christians who experience great trials in life often think that there is no hope. Here are 3 reasons why there is hope even in the midst of the most hurting trial that we experience.

    INTRODUCTION: Life on earth is a test. Sounds familiar? Yes, this is a statement from Rick Warren¡¦s The Purpose Driven Life. ¡§You are always being tested. God constantly watches your response to people, problems, success, conflict, illness, disappointment, and even the weather!¡¨ We must ...read more

  • The Searching Of The Lord

    Contributed by Scott Bresee on Sep 16, 2003
    based on 95 ratings
     | 18,143 views

    The Scriptures tell us that the eyes of the Almighty are searching for a certain people to strengthen and demonstrate His might.

    The Searching of the Lord Text: II Chronicles 16:9 “For the eyes of the Lord move to and fro throughout the earth that He may strongly support those whose heart is completely His…” In this passage, we find a prophet named Hanani speaking a word of rebuke from the Lord to King Asa. Instead ...read more

  • The Faith That God Favors

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Aug 31, 2004
    based on 64 ratings
     | 9,045 views

    Biblical faith always has God as it’s objective and focus. Therefore the type of faith that God favors is a faith that trusts God for the impossible, then persists in that godly trust until the provision is realized.

    THE FAITH THAT GOD FAVORS Text: Matt.9: 29; Matt.15: 28 Intro: What kind of faith does God favor? The obvious answer to that question is, “Real faith.” However, faith is as much a matter of cultivation as it is choice. Though faith begins with one’s choice to trust God, it is ...read more

  • Is Walking With God Worth It?

    Contributed by Michael Schwer on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 203 ratings
     | 12,515 views

    When its tempting to wonder if walking with God is really worth it - think of Psalm 73

    As we turn to Psalm 73 let me ask you a question. · Have you ever wondered why it seems that the people that are prospering in this world are those who have no respect for God or His ways? · Has it every grated on you that those who are trying to be obedient to God and live a life in right ...read more

  • Jesus Said

    Contributed by Steven Pace on Feb 25, 2003
    based on 146 ratings
     | 10,783 views

    Jesus uses the term "I AM" 7 times in the book of John. The six prior to chapter 15 deal with bringing us to Him. Now that we are His John 15 deals with us and tell us to remain in the vine.

    Jesus said "I AM" by Steven L Pace, First Baptist Church of Fieldon 3/22/2003 In the early morning, just as the sun begins to brighten the sky, a man moves silently through a vineyard. He has work to do, and he does it with determination and precision. He pauses to sharpen a pruning knife, ...read more